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On August 12, 2021 at 09:30 in the building of the Municipality of Burgas was held a final press conference on the project RedMarLitter BSB552 – “Innovative Techniques and Methods for Reducing the Marine Litter in the Black Sea Coastal Areas”.

The project implementation ends with a meeting of the project partners in the period 10-12 August 2021. The leading partner of the project is Via Pontica Foundation, and the other partners are: Municipality of Burgas, Ovid University – Constanta and Tbilisi State University.

The BSB552 RedMarLitter project is being implemented on the priority 2.2. “Awareness Raising and Joint Actions for Reducing River and Marine Litter”, Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020”.

The duration of the project is 30 months (from September 2018 to February 2021), with a total budget of 580 335.60 € (1135014.12 BGN), and the grant under the program amounts to 533 908.74 € (1044212.96 BGN).

Achieved results of the project are:

• Identification of solid waste pollution in the Black Sea basin with a focus on certain representative areas and monitoring of the main polluting flows;

• Development of a computer simulated map of the distribution of solid waste in the Black Sea;

• Conducting pilot cleaning through innovative methods developed under the project in selected pilot areas;

-• Creation of a Manual for environmentally friendly treatment of marine solid waste;

Presentation of the results with photos, videos and links:

Last Updated on 12 August, 2021

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